Crash takes out gate at Silvershell Beach

May 19, 2020

MARION — A 63 year old Mattapoisett driver was reported as driving erratically, before he crashed into the gate at Silvershell Beach. 

A caller contacted the police at 3:49 p.m. On May 19 to say that a driver had left the roadway several times and almost struck several people who were walking in the area of Front Street and Main Street. 

When when the car arrived at Silvershell Beach, the driver struck the closed gate, went through it and came to rest in the parking lot, where police found him. Marion Fire and Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to the scene, and the driver was taken to Tobey Hospital.

The cause of the accident is being investigated by Sergeant Jeffrey Habicht.